Course Title: Evaluate fluid power systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6130 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical)

Course Title: Evaluate fluid power systems

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MIET7546C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2014,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocenengineering@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency covers the evaluation of hydraulic and pneumatic systems and components, including automated fluid power applications characterised by two or three actuators requiring digital control of valves and preset flow and pressure control.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MEM23004A Apply technical mathematics
MEM23006A Apply fluid and thermodynamics principles in engineering



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM23115A Evaluate fluid power systems

Elements:

1. Determine scope of fluid power system evaluation

2. Identify principles and techniques required for evaluation of fluid power systems and components

3. Evaluate fluid power systems and components

4. Report results


Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements


Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

 

Assessment 1: Unit Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 10

Assessment 2: Assignment

Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

Assessment 3: Final Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs): 

 

Elements/

Performance Criteria

Unit Test

Assignment

Final Test

1.1

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X

X

1.2

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X

X

1.3

X

X

X

1.4

 

X

X

1.5

X

X

X

2.1

X

X

X

2.2

X

X

X

2.3

X

X

X

2.4

 

X

X

3.1

X

 

X

3.2

X

X

X

3.3

X

X

X

3.4

 

X

X

4.1

 

X

X

4.2

X

X

X